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Definitions and Synonyms of pernicious | Another word for pernicious | What is pernicious?

Definition 1: working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where pernicious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • glaucoma is an insidious disease
  • a subtle poison

Synonyms for pernicious in the sense of this definition

(pernicious is similar to ...) causing or capable of causing harm

"too much sun is harmful to the skin" "harmful effects of smoking"

Definition 2: exceedingly harmful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for pernicious in the sense of this definition

(pernicious is similar to ...) injurious to physical or mental health

"noxious chemical wastes" "noxious ideas"

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